Dr. Katy Irani is an experienced bariatric surgeon. During her general surgery training at New York University in New York City, she completed additional research training at Harvard University in Boston, MA.
Dr. Irani started a bariatric program at Willamette Valley Medical Center, after which she moved to Asheville, NC where she practiced for several years, helping build the program. During her time there, she was appointed Assistant Professor at University of North Carolina Medical School where she educated medical students in the field of general and bariatric surgery.
Katy is passionate about bariatric surgery. The transformation in her patients lives, which she feels privileged to be part of, is what drove her to her specialty. She focuses on a patient-centered approach and prides herself in making patients and families feel comfortable.
Dr. Irani helps educate and support patients and their families throughout their journey, including the preparation period, the operative period, and the follow up, for the rest of their lives.